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Zetsche, Mercedes-Benz Deliver New Popemobile
| December 8, 2012
Posted on 12/09/2012 12:12:14 AM PST by Olog-hai
The new specially-made Popemobile was delivered recently in Rome, straight to Pope Benedict XVI himself. On hand was Daimler AG chairman and Mercedes-Benz Cars Head, Dr. Dieter Zetsche, to personally deliver the special vehicle to the head of the Catholic Church at the Vatican.
The vehicle, which is a modified M-Class, comes with a diamond white paint job and has a reduced height. Mercedes-Benz has been working on the vehicle for some 9 months prior to delivery.
(Excerpt) Read more at benzinsider.com ...
TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; General Discusssion
posted on 12/09/2012 12:12:30 AM PST
The late 60s was a bad time for the Church, but he had a great car,a 1966 Chrysler Imperial four door hardtop coupe.
posted on 12/09/2012 5:25:07 AM PST
by Dr. Sivana
(There is no salvation in politics.)
What happens to the old Pope mobiles? Is there a P/M museum? Just askin.
posted on 12/09/2012 5:42:27 AM PST
(I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
posted on 12/09/2012 11:53:30 AM PST
by texas booster
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